USD WOMEN’S NETTERS RECEIVE WCC POSTSEASON HONORS
(San Diego, CA) – The USD women’s tennis team, ranked 57th in the nation with their 13-9 record, received good news today with four players being recognized by the West Coast Conference. Freshman Juliette Coupez (Lesquin, France), who played No. 1 singles for the Toreros and finished with a 12-8 spring record, was named to the All-WCC Singles First Team. Senior Tammy Kevey (Auckland, New Zealand) and freshman Maja Sujica (Zagreb, Croatia) were named to the All-WCC Doubles First Team. The Torero tandem combined for a 16-5 doubles record during the spring, including a 15-4 mark at No. 2 doubles.
Kevey was also named to the All-WCC Singles Second Team. She finished an impressive 17-5 this spring, including marks of 7-1 at the No. 3 position and 10-4 record at No. 4 singles. Freshman Marite Raygada (Lima, Peru) was tabbed a WCC honorable mention selection for singles. She finished 17-2 overall with marks of 8-2 at No. 5 singles and a perfect 9-0 record at No. 6 singles.
2009 INDIVIDUAL POSTSEASON AWARDS
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jennifer Heinser, USF
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Anna Chkhikvishvili, SMC
COACH OF THE YEAR: Lisa Alipaz, SMC
2009 WOMEN’S SINGLES ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
Alex Liles, PEP; Alex Poorta, SMC; Anamika Bhargava, PEP; Anna Chkhikvishvili, SMC; Jennifer Heinser, USF; Juliette Coupez, USD.
Ali Walters, PEP; Kristina Zauere, GON; Lacey Pflibsen, POR; Mylene Martin, USF;
Tammy Kevey, USD; Tina Razloznik, LMU.
Aglaya Kokurina, GON; Andrea Oates, PEP; Claire Soper, SMC; Elisaveta Pironkova, LMU; Jasmin Heckel, LMU; Kacie Wagner, SCU; Marah Calvo, SMC; Marite Raygada, USD; Megan Sporndli, POR; Rika Mehndiratta, GON; Stephanie Galainena, SCU.
2009 WOMEN’S DOUBLES ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
Alex Liles/Anamika Bhargava, PEP; Alex Poorta/Claire Soper, SMC; Maja Sujica/Tammy Kevey, USD.
Anna Chkhikvishvili/Nienke Strijbis, SMC; Jennifer Heinser/Cecilia Gratian, USF; Lacey Pflibsen/Megan Sporndli, POR.
Aglaya Kokurina/Kristina Zauere, GON; Jasmin Heckel/Elisaveta Pironkova, LMU; Kimmi Cox/Kacie Wagner, SCU; Shauna Morgan/Tina Razloznik, LMU; Stephanie Galainena/Ashley Pane, SCU